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244 olas (ka-ti); 525 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes, 7 lines, 120 char., Sinh. medium script, 460 mm; numb. Sinh. letters & European figures in pencil; 2 wooden covers, red lacquered, painted with fine palapeti and liyavala motifs on the rectos, in black, yellow and dark green, illustrated on the first verso with 8 stupa, 2 naga, Adam's Peak or Samantakūṭapabbata with a big chain (symbolises a handrail to help pilgrims climb the peak?) and the Pada of the Buddha on the top, the lying Buddha in a...
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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Incomplete.
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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Pāli-Sinhalese sanne 96 olas (ka-cau); 435 x 54 mm; 2 cord holes, 6 lines, 78 char., Sinh. medium script, 400 mm; numb. Sinh. letters; 2 wooden covers, black painted, decorated with three lotus motifs in yellow and red on each recto, blank verso. Date: 1850. See Jacqueline Filliozat, 'Survey of the Pāli Manuscript Collection in the Royal Asiatic Society', Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1999, Vol. 9, Pt. 1, pp. 35-76.
Source: folio
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Pāli-Sinhalese sanne 105 olas (ka-chl); 565 x 55 mm; 2 cord holes, 8 lines, 120 char., Sinh. small script, 420 mm; numb. Sinh. letters & European figures in pencil; 2 wooden covers, slightly damaged on the edge, red lacquered on recto only with fine palapeti and katuru-mala motifs painted in black and yellow, in the middle two hamsa facing each other; sandal wood potsakiya. No date. See Jacqueline Filliozat, 'Survey of the Pāli Manuscript Collection in the Royal Asiatic Society', Journal...
Source: folio
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Palm leaf. Complete in two parcels. Presented by Sir A. Johnston in 1827.
Source: folio
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eye 108

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 121

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Beg.: jayatu anantandarodayagirisantibhe ... jayatu ... gathā-sakalalokapahaṃ ... Ends: indavaṃsagāthā ... dhammarājādhirājavijitamaramakkhaṃ vāyapariyaṃ dipanā sāsanavaṃsakathā--siddhir astu ... 12 olas (ka-kl); 440 x 45 mm; 2 cord holes, 6 lines, 72 char., Sinh. small script, 400 mm; numb. Sinh. letters; a single wooden cover. The text is not known in the Hugh Nevill Collection (British Library, K.D. Somadasa's catalogue), nor listed in Godakumbra's Sinhalese literature....
Source: folio
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69 olas (ka-na); 440 x 50 mm; 2 cord holes, 7 lines, 92 char., Sinh. medium script, 375 mm; numb. Sinh. letters; punctuation magnified in red, some olas and cord-holes at the beginning and at the end decorated with drawigs representing animals: elephants, peacock, mythical lions, floral motifs in cartouches; 2 wooden covers, on the rectos red painted, decorated with katuru-mala in the middle and palapeti on the borders in yellow and dark green; on the versos geometrical locus motifs in white,...
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 179

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 99

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Palm leaf. Two works on diet. Presented by Sir A. Johnston 1828.
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
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Buddhist stories and homilies.
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Palm leaf.
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eye 108

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Palm leaf.
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eye 236

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 120

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 117

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 107

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 141

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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
Source: folio
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eye 120

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Palm leaf. Poetry
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Palm leaf.
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Burmese. 24 olas (mixed); 510 x 52 mm; 2 cord holes, 8 lines, 65 char., Burm. medium round script, 440 mm; red lacquered in the middle and gilded edges; numb. Burm. letters; 2 wooden covers, red lacquered, gilded and devata, garuda, floral motifs painted in red on recto. No date. See Jacqueline Filliozat, 'Survey of the Pāli Manuscript Collection in the Royal Asiatic Society', Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1999, Vol. 9, Pt. 1, pp. 35-76.
Source: folio
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Palm leaf.
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Palm leaf.
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